Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 3: Overcoming Challenges to Build Strategies for Success

In this final installment of our three-part blog series on the American Culture and Language Institute’s Part-Time ESL Career Readiness program, we focus on some of the challenges faced by international and immigrant students and how ACLI’s staff helps them overcome barriers and navigate a clear path to employment.

Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 2: Using Data to Design Programs for Immigrant Student Achievement

 

The staff at NOVA’s American Culture and Language Institute accelerated the use of data in the redesign of its Part-Time ESL Career Readiness program, which offers workforce-contextualized English classes for students at high-beginning through intermediate ESL levels and helps them successfully transition to further college and careers.

Helping Skilled Immigrants and Refugees Transition to Jobs: Part 2, Creating a New Curriculum

By Dr. Ginnie Lewis, Dr. Ed Morton, and Carroll Reitz
Transition to Jobs Volunteer Instructors and Coaches, Pima Community College

The Transition to Jobs class has allowed the three of us—all volunteers—to come together to lead and create a new curriculum for the professional immigrants and refugees who have selected Pima Community College (PCC) for their introduction to career development in the United States.